African Writers Trust workshop 2018

African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.

The African Writers Trust hosted a mentoring and training workshop moderated by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey alongside Demere Kitunga and Catherine Mark. The workshop was hosted…

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Safia Elhillo

Safia Elhillo’s poetry wins Arab American Book Award 2018.

Safia Elhillo is the poetry winner of the Arab American Book Award 2018 for her poetry collection The January Children. The Arab American Book Awards…

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Eight poets make Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist

The Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on March 12, 2018 with eight poets making the cut from the hundreds submitted. The Brunel…

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International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Five Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2018 Longlist

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction announced the longlist of 16 novels for the 2018 Prize on Wednesday 17 January 2018 with five Africans in…

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Mentor Sahar Al Mougy and writer Mohanned Al Dabi.

Sahar Al Mougy, Mohanned Al Dabi at International Prize for Arabic Fiction Writers Workshop

Six writers and their mentors are currently at the ninth annual writers’ workshop hosted by the International Prize for Arabic Fiction. They range in age…

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Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela to headline Nigeria’s Kaduna Book & Arts Festival 2017

Leila Aboulela will be the headline guest at the inaugural Kaduna Book & Arts Festival to be held from July 5-8, 2017. The festival is…

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Lesley Nneka Arimah

Caine Prize for African writing 2017 shortlist announced

The Caine Prize for African Writing 2017 shortlist announced today comprises Magogodi oaMphela Makhene, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Chikodili Emelumadu, Bushra al-Fadil, and Arinze Ifeakandu. The…

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Yassin Adnan

Six Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2017

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2017 have announced their longlist for this year’s best book in Arab writing this year and six Africans made…

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